Thanksgiving History: Squanto, Friend of Pilgrims, Was a Catholic

National Catholic Register, Jay Copp:

Any schoolchild can recount the story of the first Thanksgiving: a friendly Native American named Squanto taught the starving Pilgrims how to plant corn. Grateful for saving them, the settlers sat down for a hearty autumn feast with their kindhearted benefactor in November 1621.

The truth is a lot more complicated — and of special interest to Catholics. Report is here.